All posts tagged "municipal bonds"

  • Shelley Bergman - Morgan Stanley
    Shelley Bergman Sees Opportunity in the Muni Bond Market

    Shelley Bergman, Morgan Stanley head of the Bergman Group, told the Squawk on the Street group at CNBC that municipal bonds have fallen to the point that presents an attractive opportunity.

    • Posted September 18, 2013
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  • Meredith Whitney Advisory Group
    Meredith Whitney Warns of Detroit Muni Bond Vicious Cycle

    Meredith Whitney issued a dire warning to CNBC's Maria Bartiromo yesterday following the Detroit bankruptcy.

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • Another View of Muni Bonds

    Municipal bonds have been remarkably weak performers since August 2010.  Over the past two days I’ve initiated a position in the ETF iShares S&P National AMT-Free Muni Bond Fund (MUB) in my discretionary account.  Rick Ashburn, Principal Chief Investment...

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Meredith Whitney Sees Muni Defaults Coming

    Meredith Whitney was on CNBC this morning discussing her views on municipal bonds. Whitney doesn’t see a state defaulting, but does anticipate problems in the local municipalities, where she sees both defaults and severe cutbacks in municipal services....

    • Posted January 12, 2011
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  • Small Cap Stocks Were the Place to Be the Past 10 Years

    Paul Lim, writing for the N. Y. Times, points out how while investors may have been burned by owning large cap stocks over the previous decade, those who focused on small caps were handsomely rewarded. This year,...

    • Posted December 13, 2010
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  • Muni Bonds Are Getting Whacked

    Bonds have been weak the last couple of weeks with municipal bonds plunging the most. Some closed-end funds (CEF) such as Invesco Municipal Premium Income Trust (PIA) are down about 15% from their highs in August. PIA,...

    • Posted November 16, 2010
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  • David Stockman: Four Great Deformations of the National Economy

    David Stockman, director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan, in an op-ed piece for the N. Y. Times, writes about our fiscal nightmare. He criticizes members of the Republican party for failing...

    • Posted August 1, 2010
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